Mitt Romney

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  • Birth Name: Willard Mitt Romney
  • Birth Place: Detroit, Michigan, United States
  • Profession: Politician
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  • Originally enrolled at Stanford University in 1965, but left after one year for a thirty-month Mormon mission in France.
  • Began his business career as a corporate adviser for the Boston Consulting Group in 1976.
  • Co-founded the investment firm Bain Capital in 1984.
  • Ran for a seat in the U.S. Senate in Massachusetts in 1994, but lost to long-time Democrat incumbent Ted Kennedy.
  • Served as the president of the Salt Lake Organizing Committee for the 2002 Olympic Games in Salt Lake City.
  • Elected Governor of Massachusetts in 2002, and served in office from 2003 to 2007.
  • Ran for President in 2008, losing out in the Republican primaries to John McCain.
  • Won the Republican nomination for President in 2012, but was defeated in the general election by President Barack Obama.

Relationships

  • Josh Romney — Son
  • Craig Romney — Son
  • Ben Romney — Son
  • Jane — Sister
  • Margo Lynn — Sister
  • Tagg Romney — Son
  • Ann Romney — Wife
  • Matt Romney — Son
  • G. Scott Romney — Brother
  • Lenore Romney — Mother
  • George W. Romney — Father

College

  • Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, United States (BA in English, 1971); Harvard Law School and Harvard Business School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States (JD and MBA, 1975)

Details

  • Birth Name: Willard Mitt Romney
  • Birth Place: Detroit, Michigan, United States
  • Profession: Politician

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